Ari Cohen as Captain Stephen Hughes

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ari Cohen is a graduate of The University of Manitoba and of the B.F.A. acting conservatory at the University of Alberta.

Over the course of his 25 plus years in the business Ari has criss-crossed the country numerous times appearing at most of Canada’s major theatres. Recent credits include AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY (Soulpepper), THE WAITING ROOM (Tarragon), GOOD PEOPLE (Manitoba Theatre Centre), GOD OF CARNAGE, COURAGEOUS (Citadel Theatre), TRUE WEST, SPEED THE PLOW, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, AWAKE AND SING (Soulpepper Theatre Co.), LOST IN YONKERS (Harold Green Jewish Theatre), THIS IS WAR, THE LITTLE YEARS, GENEROUS, RUNE ARLIDGE (Tarragon Theatre), FROST/NIXON, SUNDAY FATHER (Canadian Stage), NOISES OFF (Vancouver Playhouse).

 Most recently Ari was featured in the independent feature SPIRAL, Patricia Rozema’s independent feature MOUTHPIECE as well as MOLLY’s GAME (Aaron Sorkin) and IT (parts one and two) (New Line Cinema). He is featured in Ricky Gervais’s SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS and David Cronenberg’s MAP TO THE STARS. Other recent feature credits include BARK RANGER, WHISKEY BUSINESS, SMALL TOWN MURDER SONGS and THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS.  He has appeared as a series regular on RISING SUNS (Lief Films), SHOOT THE MESSENGER(CBC), GANGLAND UNDERCOVER (Cineflix), MY BABYSITTER’S A VAMPIRE (Teletoon) and THE TOURNAMENT (CBC) and has guest starred on FRANKIE DRAKE (CBC), RANSOM (CBS) DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (ABC), GOOD WITCH (Hallmark), SAVING HOPE (CTV), AFTER CAMELOT (Reelz TV), HEROES REBORN (NBC), SHADOWHUNTERS (ABC), GIRLFRIEND’s GUIDE TO DIVORCE( Bravo), THE LOTTERY (USA), REIGN (CBS/CW), REMEDY(CBC), THE FIRM (NBC/E1), LOST GIRL (Showcase), AGAINST THE WALL (Lifetime), LIVING IN YOUR CAR (TMN), ROOKIE BLUE (ABC/Shaw), FLASHPOINT (CBS/CTV), SUITS (USA Network), HAVEN (SyFy),  KING (Shaw) and THE REPUBLIC OF DOYLE (CBC).